Monna Vanna or Belcolore by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

A beautiful woman in a rich, white and gold dress leans on a couch, holding a black and yellow feather fan in her jewelled hands.

Details

Medium:
Oil
Dimensions:
89 x 86 cm
Acquired in:
1916
Vendor:
Rae family

Her golden hair is parted in the middle and fastened with spiral pearl clasps. Round her neck is a chain bearing a crystal locket, showing the flesh through it. Behind is a brass bowl of cream roses.

Provenance

Collection of Rae

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